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General Washington Takes Command

General Washington Takes Command

On the 3rd of July, 1775, George Washington took command of the main American army in Cambridge, Massachusetts. That army had been laying siege to British-occupied Boston since April of that year.

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Engraving by C. Rogers from a painting by M.A. Wageman.

U.S. National Archives, image 148-GW-l78.

 

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